theine

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French théine.

Noun[edit]

theine (uncountable)

  1. (organic chemistry) Caffeine when present in tea.
    Coordinate terms: caffeine, guaranine, mateine
    • 2010, Crispian Scully, Medical Problems in Dentistry E-Book, Elsevier Health Sciences (→ISBN), page 693:
      Caffeine is called guaranine when found in guarana, mateine when found in mate and theine when found in tea. There is far more caffeine in coffees than in teas.

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

theine

  1. Obsolete spelling of thine; lenited form of teine.

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
teine theine dteine
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

theine

  1. Lenited form of teine.

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
teine theine teine
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.